How to plan a Sri Lanka holiday for families with young children

Sri Lanka is a fantastic destination for a family holiday, but we know that travelling with young children can be daunting – especially if you are heading to an unfamiliar country.

When it comes to holidays with young children, there are so many points to consider: the safety of the destination; travel times and transport; type of accommodation, and choice of activities – and, on top of that, ensuring time for your own rest and relaxation.

Browsing through online information can be totally overwhelming as there is just so much choice, and it is hard to be confident in your decisions without the reassurance of those who know the country well.…

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Top 7 Sri Lanka trekking trails

A guide to the best hikes in Sri Lanka

Hiking in Sri Lanka is the best way to experience the island’s diverse landscapes and escape the typical tourist trail. Enhance your Sri Lanka holiday with the top Sri Lanka trekking trails, which range from gentle tea country walks to strenuous mountain climbs. Use this guide to the best hikes in Sri Lanka to choose the Sri Lanka walking routes that are best suited to you and your Sri Lanka journey:…

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Five best beaches in Sri Lanka away from the crowds 

From Hikkaduwa to Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka keeps its most beautiful beaches well hidden. Here are our favourite five beaches in Sri Lanka away from the crowds.

Hiriketiya

Hidden along the south coast, amongst swaying palms and clifftops, this secluded cove is ideal for surfers, although only hardy surfers would dare to approach the rougher waves at the edges of the inlet.

Also known as the “Blue Beach”, Hiriketiya remains off-the-radar due to its small size and remote location. The clear blue water is shallow and protected by two headlands and is great for a refreshing dip. This secret clove is now rapidly becoming more known as Conde Nast Traveller has named it the latest nomad hotspot in Sri Lanka.…

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